6 Apr 2018 0 By gate up
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PhD through GATE
  • Many Post-doctoral programs take direct admission based on the GATE score and an interview.
  • Stipend is more for students admitted through a valid GATE score.
  • Stipend ~ 25K-35K per month.
  • There are many opportunities to go abroad and pursue R&D once you are enrolled in PhD Program in IITs.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) also offers Junior Research Fellowship program for candidates willing to pursue research through GATE and program is known as JRF-GATE.
MS through GATE
  • IITs also offer MS programs in addition to M.Tech. Programs though GATE.
  • In addition to IITs, a few foreign universities like NUS and NTU allow Indian students to use GATE score instead of GRE score for admission into their post-graduate courses.
Jobs through GATE
  • 23 PSUs and Private Companies have MoU with GATE and consider GATE exam as written test for the jobs of Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET) and Management Trainee (MT).
  • The weightage of GATE score in these companies is around 85% and rest 15% is reserved for GD/PI. So, a good GATE score more or less guarantees your selection in these companies.
  • The average package of these industries varies from 8-13 lakhs per annum and also 7th Pay Commission is due soon.
  • State Government Industries are also signing MoUs with GATE as at present Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGCL), Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) have tied up with GATE-2015 for recruitment.
FPM through GATE
  • Fellow Program in Management is a doctoral program run by many IIMs.
  • The course duration is 4-5 years.
  • GATE score can be used for applying in many streams of this program.
  • Boarding and Lodging is free in most of the institutes.
  • Scholarship of 20k – 40k is provided.
Indirect Benefits
  • Strong Technical Base helps in Campus Placements
  • Benchmark for Recruitment
  • Improved CGPA / percentage
  • Many similar exams for various jobs are also conducted throughout the country so by preparing for GATE, you can be ready for those as well like SAIL, JTO, RRB, MPGEN, DMRC, AAI etc.